Bitcoin Over $36000 and JP Morgan Has $146,000 Price Target

Bitcoin is trading over $35,000 and Ethereum is trading a bit over or bit under $1200. JPMorgan has said that Bitcoin could rally as high as $146,000 as it competes with gold as an alternative currency. JPMorgan says Bitcoin could climb to match the $2.7 trillion of private sector gold investment. Currently, Bitcoin has a …

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Blockchain company ConsenSys buys Planetary Resources

Blockchain venture production studio ConsenSys has bought space asteroid mining company. Planetary Resources. The acquisition was by an asset-purchase transaction. Planetary Resources’ President and CEO Chris Lewicki and General Counsel Brian Israel have joined ConsenSys in connection with the acquisition. Brian Israel served in the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser, where he …

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Tokenized securities made available for retail investors

Interview with Desico Co-Founder and CEO Laimonas Noreika Interest for tokenized securities has been growing lately as people begin to realize the potential held on the blockchain. As has been commonly mentioned throughout the public, traditional securities markets have many borders and inefficiencies that blockchain can improve upon. At present, the cryptocurrency/utility token market is …

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Understanding Ethereum and its future

The creator of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, talked about his vision for enabling global open platforms and positively impacting human economic coordination. This will be via * censorship resistance * trust minimization * decentralization * Fraud Resistance * Robustness Vitalik discussed those goals and benefits in more detail after talking about Ethereum being vastly less efficient …

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Survey of Blockchain investors expects Ethereum and Bitcoin to triple by end of 2018

The website Finder surveyed nine blockchain industry participants on the price trend for the world’s top 12 cryptocurrencies found that Ethereum will see the biggest increase in market cap, at 212 percent, followed by Bitcoin at 194 percent, and Bitcoin cash at 123 percent. The yearend averaged price predictions are: Ethereum US$2,550 Bitcoin US$29,533 bitcoin …

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SENS Antiaging Research foundation received large cryptocurrency donations

SENS Research Foundation (SRF), a leading Silicon Valley nonprofit focused on diseases of aging, announced the receipt of a $2.4 million Ethereum donation from Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum and the co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine. “I’ve been a fan of Aubrey’s work since I first read Ending Aging when I was a teenager, and …

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Robinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, options, stocks, and ETFs, all on the same Robin Hood platform. Instant Deposits Bank transfers …

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RBC Analyst forecasts cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech will become $10 trillion market by 2033

RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves says cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology underlying them could become a $10 trillion market in 15 years. This $10 trillion estimate comes from taking one-third of the roughly $30 trillion in assets held in offshore funds and gold. Though startups that enable cryptocurrency protocols to …

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